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Evangelical Influencers Pan Trump as Driven by “Grievance and Self-Importance”

posted on December 1, 2022

Yonat Shimron of Religion News Service reports that some influential evangelical leaders are criticizing former President Donald Trump after he announced that he intends to run for president in 2024. Robert Jeffress, one of Trump’s 2016 evangelical advisors, said he will not support Trump unless he becomes the nominee. David Lane, the leader of the American Renewal Project which works to elect pastors to public office, said in an email to his 70,000 subscribers, “Unfortunately, the former president’s penchant for settling political scores and his compulsion to keep the spotlight upon himself have both become threadbare and trite.”

Read at Religion News Service